By CE Pro Editors · June 7, 2018 • 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.
By Julie Jacobson · May 29, 2018 • Ideal for integrating Wi-Fi cameras with ZigBee door locks, Amazon invention shows ZigBee home-automation signals running over power cable to enhance wireless performance. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2018 • ISC West 2018: SnapAV pitches OvrC to alarm dealers, a smart lock for newlyweds, neat fire-protection system that could spawn a category ... and more security and home automation from Vegas.
By Robert Archer · June 16, 2017 • A new category for 2017, Yale leads the Smart Door Locks/Dead Bolt category in a tight race with Kwikset. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Julie Jacobson · April 4, 2017 • Touting home-automation integration, August Home is launching a Z-Wave door lock at ISC West, specifically for the professional installation channel. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · January 20, 2017 • Hampton Products debuts the $249 Brink's ARRAY smart deadbolt lock which will be sold direct, via retail and through professional installation. Lock is Wi-Fi-based with advanced features to extend battery life.
By Advertorial · December 15, 2016 • Performance and good looks go hand-in-hand when selling smart door locks to your customers.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 17, 2016 • Electronic security company Kwikset reveals its keyless, touchpad-based deadbolt lock, named Obsidian, to CEDIA 2016 attendees.
By Advertorial · September 9, 2016 • Sherman’s in central Illinois constructs large demo wall in its appliance stores to engage clients with smart home technology.
By Bruce Czerwinski · August 19, 2016 • CE pros can package smart door locks, intercom, surveillance cameras and intrusion systems together as a solid 'home invasion' package for customers.
By CE Pro Editors · November 9, 2015 • Learn more about home automation standards, from the number of devices to be connected under IoT (it's in the trillions) to competing wireless and powerline protocols to information on potential clients.
By CE Pro Editors · November 5, 2015 • North America was the largest geographical market for home security solutions in 2014 with a market share of 37.3 percent, according to Transparency Market Research. The home security services segment has an expected compound annual growth rate of 26.7 percent during the forecast period.
By Julie Jacobson · March 4, 2015 • Longtime developer of IoT platforms, Nate Williams leaves Greenwave Systems for August, maker of Bluetooth door locks. What up with that Greenwave-enabled home automation system for Verizon?
By Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2015 • Formerly NextLock, new Westinghouse Security launches at CES 2015 with mega-featured door lock with Z-Wave, BLE and Wi-Fi home automation hub built in.
By CE Pro Editors · January 6, 2014 • How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.